ANCHARIIDAE Glaw & Vences, 1994

Published, First, 2007, Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, pp. 1-628 : 29

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ANCHARIIDAE Glaw & Vences, 1994
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ANCHARIIDAE Glaw & Vences, 1994  

Anchariidae Glaw & Vences, 1994: 380   . Type genus: Ancharius Steindachner, 1880   .

Revision, with key to species: Ng & Sparks (2005).

2 genera, 5 species; no named fossil taxa.

ANCHARIUS Steindachner, 1880  

Ancharius Steindachner, 1880a: 158   . Type species: Ancharius fuscus Steindachner, 1880   . Type by monotypy. Gen- der: Masculine. Also proposed as new in Steindachner (1880c: 251).

Ancharius fuscus Steindachner, 1880  

Ancharius fuscus Steindachner, 1880a: 158   . Type locality: Tohizona auf Madagascar. Holotype: NMW 48093 View Materials . Species illustrated and described in more detail in Steindachner (1880c: 251, pl. 3, fig. 3; pl. 4).

Distribution: Widely distributed along eastern-draining rivers of Madagascar (Ng & Sparks, 2005).

Ancharius griseus Ng & Sparks, 2005  

Ancharius griseus Ng & Sparks, 2005: 308   , fig. 5. Type locality: Madagascar: Toliara Province, Ihazofotsy River near Isalo, approximately 2-hour hike from Sakalama Village   GoogleMaps , 22º58'56"S 47º22'7"E. Holotype: UMMZ 238041 View Materials .

Distribution: Onilahy River basin, western Madagascar (Ng & Sparks, 2005).

GOGO Ng & Sparks, 2005  

Gogo Ng & Sparks, 2005: 311   . Type species: Gogo ornatus Ng & Sparks, 2005   . Type by original designation. Gen- der: Masculine.

Gogo arcuatus Ng & Sparks, 2005  

Gogo arcuatus Ng & Sparks, 2005: 313   , fig. 10. Type locality: Madagascar: Fianarantsoa province, Andriambondro River, 16 km N of Karianga at town of Mahevelo (tributary of Rienana River   GoogleMaps ) 22º21'47"S, 47º22'5"E. Holotype: UMMZ 238042 View Materials .

Distribution: Sandrananta River basin, Madagascar (Ng & Sparks, 2005).

Gogo brevibarbis (Boulenger, 1911)  

Ancharius brevibarbis Boulenger, 1911a: 380   , fig. 294. Type locality: Ambohimango , Madagascar. Holotype: BMNH 1896.10 .9.40. Holotype illustrated in Ng & Sparks (2005: 313, fig. 8).

Distribution: Apparently in Mananjary River basin, Madagascar (Ng & Sparks, 2005); known only from holotype.

Gogo ornatus Ng & Sparks, 2005  

Gogo ornatus Ng & Sparks, 2005: 316   , fig. 12. Type locality: Madagascar: Toamasina province, Mangoro River , 200 km upstream of ferry crossing on road to Marolambo. Holotype: AMNH 235213 View Materials .

Distribution: Mangoro River basin, Madagascar (Ng & Sparks, 2005).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Siluriformes

Family

Anchariidae

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ANCHARIIDAE Glaw & Vences, 1994

Published, First 2007
2007
Loc

Gogo ornatus

Ng & Sparks 2005: 316
2005
Loc

Ancharius brevibarbis

Boulenger 1911: 380
1911
Loc

Ancharius fuscus

Steindachner 1880: 158
1880